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School safety ‘best practice’ clearinghouse set for release

July 30, 2019


The struggle between school safety and school climate manifested recently when the Chicago Public Schools voted to spend $2.4 million to replace metal detectors. Before making the decision to purchase the machines, which run about $3,350 a piece, the board debated whether the machines help keep students safe or create a prison-like atmosphere. Each school council will decide whether to get a new metal detector or remove the ones that are already in place.

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